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Chartwell Westbury Long Term Care Residence

Recreation Assistant

Job Type: Contract (Full-Time)
Date Posted: January 24, 2013

The ideal candidate will be a cheerful person who will assist in planning, implementing, and evaluating recreational/therapeutic activities to meet the residents’ interests and needs.


This role is for an enthusiastic, self-motivated person who has sound knowledge of therapeutic recreational programs for residents with Alzheimer’s and Dementia or related diagnoses. Reporting to the Recreation Director, you are able to work independently and utilize your own initiative to lead group and individual activities.

The successful candidate has experience in a long term care home, is a graduate of a recognized course for Activity Assistants, and has current first aid and CPR certification. This position requires working full-time hours, including various evenings and weekends.


Drawing on your extraordinary organizational and communication skills, your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:


  • Assisting in identifying and assessing the residents’ needs and developing fulfilling activities based on this judgement; 
  • Encouraging and recording resident participation in programs;
  • Assisting with the timely creation of monthly activity calendars.

Please forward your cover letter and resume, in confidence, to:
Adyanes Lachowski, Programs and Support Services Manager
Fax: 416-622-5124

We thank all applicants for their interest in Chartwell Retirement Residences.
Please be advised that only those invited to an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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